Theme Juice Alternatives

    Theme Juice is described as 'powerful Mac app that creates local WordPress sites with just a click' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Theme Juice for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Wordpress and the Web. The best alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Theme Juice are BitNami Application Stacks (Free, Open Source), MAMP (Freemium), Local by Flywheel (Freemium) and Fenix Web Server (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Nov 19, 2019

    • XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl.
    • BitNami Stacks make it incredibly easy to deploy your favorite open source software.


    • MAMP installs a local server environment in a matter of seconds on your computer. It comes free of charge, and is easily installed.
    • Provides a simple, local development environment with a friendly GUI. Uses Docker under the hood, similar to Vagrant but less tech experience needed.
      • Freemium
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Fenix is a desktop web server for developers. A simple and visual static web server with collaboration features.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
    • Choose fictional domain names to personalize each of your projects and create dozens of virtual servers in seconds.
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      • Freemium
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Wordpress
    • WordPress Portable is a free program for Windows that automatically ships with everything needed to run WordPress locally.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 3.5, can be still downloaded from the Box link on the official website

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      • Free
      • Windows
    • Wordup is an open-source development toolkit for setting up and managing your local WordPress Theme/Plugin development, so that you can totally focus on coding.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • InstantWP is a complete standalone, portable WordPress development environment. It will turn almost any Windows or macOS machine into a WordPress development server. It will even run from a USB key.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Apache HTTP Server
      • PHP
      • Wordpress
    • Pressmatic is a robust local WordPress manager for Mac. All sites are isolated in individual Docker containers.

      Discontinued

      Pressmatic is now Local by Flywheel , it was acquired.

      • Mac